Wind of Change (rough cut)

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« on: March 06, 2018, 08:52:00 PM »
I posted the lyrics to this tribute to a friend a few days ago - in the lyrics section.  @CaliaMoko said that she wanted to hear it put to music and, as the funeral was today, I thought it would be nice to post it today. Early draft, but gives an idea of where we're taking it.


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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2018, 08:17:57 AM »
I think that there is real potential here - I'd quite like the music ringing in the back ground turned down a bit - I will look forward to the next stage


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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2018, 09:28:10 PM »
This is excellent!!!!!
Great instrumentation! Everything is there supporting your vocal and your voice is brilliant.
I know it's only a demo but it is of a very high quality. Your understanding of music is top notch! You created a haunting mood which draws you in straight away. I would check IQ setting on your percussion because they do seem a little harsh, punch through more than they should. If you pull the sound back a bit it would gel better.
Great work!
Loved it!
Johnny :)


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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2018, 09:46:19 PM »
I love it, Mike. I no longer agree with what I wrote before. The lyric and music go together so well. I have no nits.



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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2018, 08:24:44 AM »
Thanks @CaliaMoko, but the advice is still sound. There are few words to cull here, but I'm applying itvto other lyrics too. Thanks for taking the time.

@Johnnyuk - that's my writing partner (deadwood) and I agree entirely with what you say - he's a talented man. We're still thinking about the arrangement, including a bells and whistles climatic ending. Need to focus on some songs for an EP, but I'll post another version when I can. Thanks for listening.
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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2018, 09:48:55 PM »
You've got a really good voice. I love the whole atmosphere of the song. Some great effort has gone into this. I really like it when the piano kicked in.


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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2018, 10:14:47 PM »
This is great already! I'd be happy with this as a finished song, so it will be exciting to see a more developed version! Bags of potential here!

I know it's a demo so likely to change somewhat before it's finished but the one nit for me was the snare (I think it is a snare) that comes in about 1.30 sounds to me to not fall on the right beat...if that makes sense

Otherwise great stuff! And really thoughtful and touching lyrics

All the best



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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 09:44:34 AM »
Really really liked this! Very commercial sounding but the lyrics not throwaway at all.

One that stayed with me was:

A moment spent
Is a moment gone

All the elements are there including the light and shade. I think this can be a winner.
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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2018, 04:58:13 PM »
Really like this Mike. 

Great feel and lyrics.

Nice work, I've followed you on soundcloud and look forward to hearing the final version
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